Updated February 14 at 12:27am
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Ross Silva is the new regional loan officer at Navigant Credit Union. He talks with Providence Business News about his new role, why the credit union added it and what he thinks about the lending market in Rhode Island. more
Brian Galvin is co-founder of Providence-based uWurks, a searchable database of hourly workers. The company – launched earlier this year – plans a 2016 national rollout. The website at www.uWurk.com replaces the old system of placing job ads … more
Grow Smart Rhode Island recently established a work space in Newport, at the offices of the Aquidneck Island Planning Commission. Scott Wolf, executive director of the nonprofit planning organization, explains the need for an Aquidneck Island presence. more
Mindy Levine, an assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Rhode Island, was one of 10 women throughout the country to receive a Rising Star Award from the American Chemical Society. Levine specializes in synthetic organic chemistry, and … more
Deborah Schimberg, founder and CEO of Verve Inc., won the U.S. Small Business Administration award for Rhode Island Women-owned Small Business of the Year. Verve, the producer of Glee Gum, stood out for its commitment to sustainable production. … more
Xinyuan “Shawn” Chen, assistant professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, is developing a nicotine vaccine to block the drug’s entry into a smoker’s brain. more
Charles Reppucci, executive director and chief operating officer with the Providence law firm Hinckley Allen & Snyder LLC, is the newly elected chairman of the Care New England board of directors. Reppucci talks with PBN about potential upcoming changes and challenges for Care New England. more
1 What initiatives are planned for 2016 to strengthen Rhode Island's resiliency in the face of climate change? Rhode Island continues to be out front in addressing climate change, and as the Ocean State – we are uniquely vulnerable. … more
1 What is the Rhode Island Infrastructure Bank and how has its mission changed? It is a quasi-public agency that delivers low-cost loans for high-quality projects to upgrade the state's infrastructure. The investments create jobs while … more
Cassie Tharinger is the new director of the Providence Neighborhood Planting Program, taking the reins from Cynthia Kwolek. She most recently managed the Mount Hope Farmers Market, and has been involved in many other community initiatives. PNPP … more
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